A dude named foldsfive decided to recreate the entire original Star Wars trilogy in MS Paint, then converted to animated GIFs. He released his take Star Wars: A New Hope last month. This month, it’s The Empire Strikes Back‘s turn.
The Swedish band Rymdreglage’s music video ‘8-bit trip’ is a stop-motion homage to retro Nintendo video games created using only LEGO bricks.
The video took over 1,500 hours to complete, since each LEGO-constructed character needed to be moved around individually, then photographed.
I’m a sucker for pixel art, and this most-excellent 8-bit pixel costume could be by new favorite thing of the genre.
Created by Kiel Johnson and worn by Klai Brown of Hyperbole Studios, “8-Bit Gary” was made for an upcoming Toshiba commercial.
Here’s another cool way to show off your retro gamer style, while actually doing something useful.
While they’re not official Space Invaders on side of this messenger bag, I think most people will get the point.
Just because you’re all grown up and have a nursery to decorate doesn’t mean that you can’t sneak in a little touch of your gamer style in your tot’s room. For starters, why not deck out their crib with one of these fun 8-bit quilts?
I always enjoy seeing Space Invaders turning up in unlikely places. This time, it looks like the Space Invaders took over parts of Girona, Spain last month.
These installations were realized by El Colmado in collaboration with Quim Roqué and Helena Delgado for their (badly named) spaceinvARTders exhibition.
Gamer girls… If you’re don’t mind wearing fake fingernails, have I got something for you. You’ll definitely stand out in a crowd wearing these acrylic fingernails, inspired by classic 8-bit gaming. For starters, we have the Atari 2600 nails.
Pixel sprites may be ancient by today’s standards, but they still retain their charm. They’re relatively easy to create, too, and with Terrible Games’ iPad app Sprite Something, game developers and artists can literally whip one up in seconds.
Atlus’ Zeldariffic action-adventure-comedy RPG 3D Dot Game Heroes is already out, and the user-created heroes are already starting to pour in at the official Hall of Heroes, where people who own the game can upload and download said creations.
Darth vader Meets Space Invaders. Need I say more?
RoboRock’s Space Invaders x Star Wars mashup t-shirt is geeky perfection. But if you want one, you’d better be quick. It’s available for one day only over at Riptapparel (5/4/2010) for just $10 bucks.
If you’ve never seen Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog, you’ve probably been sleeping under a rock (or maybe you just have a real life). The humorous short film was created by Joss Whedon and his brothers, and starred Neil Patrick Harris in some ridiculous sci-fi musical theater.
Looking for a unique piece of art for your home or office that embodies your geeky aesthetic? Check out these cool LED light sculptures by artist/electrical engineer Andrew O’Malley.
Each of Andrew’s Electric Window digital sculptures displays a variety of intriguing images as they sit there on your shelf.